World’s longest sightseeing escalator measuring 2,260 feet is in Central China

A 688-meter-long sightseeing escalator made it sdebut during the past week-long National Day holiday, contributing to tourists' visits at Enshi Grand Canyonin Enshicity, Central...

ThyssenKrupp to build $55.5mn German test tower

Elevator giants ThyssenKrupp are to build a landmark 244m elevator test tower in Rottweil, Germany. And it is hoped the 40mn Euro ($55.5mn) development will...

Space Elevator Closer to Liftoff With Nano Carbon Cable

Professor Matteo Pasquali recently unspooled one of the longest carbon nano tube fibers from his lab in Rice University. One of the many possible...

China drafts law on the elevator safety

China's legislature on Wednesday reviewed a draft law on the safety of special equipment including elevators, boilers, cranes and large recreation facilities. The draft was...

Manitoba requires regular inspection on EDPPD

Inspections and Technical Services Manitoba (ITSM) has announced that elevating devices for persons with disabilities (EDPPDs) will now be subject to regular inspections and will require...

New Mitsubishi NEXIEZ-GPX line of elevators

Mitsubishi Electric Corporation announced today that it will launch the NEXIEZ-GPX, a new line of NEXIEZ-series elevator for Central and South America on November...

Google’s robot car is like using an elevator

Welcome to the future everyone, you may now release all worries, and all control. Google has released photos and video of its first self-driving vehicle,...

27 Schindler 400AE in Bexar County, TX

Schindler Elevator Corporation has been awarded a multi-million dollar contract with University Health Systems to supply and install 27 energy-efficient, machine room-less Schindler 400AE...

Why aren’t we building a space elevator?

Launching an object into space, even a small object, is incredibly expensive. The rocket fuel needed to get a space shuttle into orbit reflects...

Elevator Etiquette

As soon as I bring up elevator etiquette during a business etiquette seminar, I can be sure it will elicit some comments and opinions....

Hyundai Elevator Bicycle Automatic Parking

Hyundai achieved all orders on bicycle automatic parking facility on 3 places as Yeong deung po station(captial area west office), Dae gu station(Dae gu...

ThyssenKrupp Elevator Canada replacing faulty sheave jammers

A company that built more than 2,000 elevators with faulty brake devices has agreed to pay $12 million to firms that had to repair...

The World’s Most Unusual Elevators

Here is few unusual elevators from around the world. If you know about any other unusual  elevator, please let us know so we can...

Virtual Elevator Window System

The modern city skyline is built on skyscrapers, but skyscrapers would not exist without elevators. Enter LiftEye, the world’s first and most realistic virtual elevator...

Mitsubishi Electric to Install High-Speed Elevators

Mitsubishi Electric Corporation announced today it has received orders for the installation of high-speed elevators in Chengdu Hilton International Square and Chengdu International Mart,...

Elevator and Escalator Safety Awareness Week

Sunday marks the start of the 19th annual Elevator and Escalator Safety Awareness Week, held from November 11 – 17. With the holiday season almost...

Internet of Things Transforming Elevator Maintenance

Big data and the Internet of Things (IoT) - why is this couple important for our elevator service customers? The two can improve product development,...

CycloCable the Bike Lift

Cyclocable® is perfectly in line with the Sustainable Development and EcoMobility initiatives of today’s cities. The concept Cyclocable is a cable lift that is specifically adapted...

Latest from Leroy-Somer

At the Interlift elevator show in Germany, Control Techniques and Leroy-Somer – sister companies in Emerson Industrial Automation – have previewed new ranges of variable...

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Hitachi Launches New TX Series Escalator for India

Hitachi announced the launch of the new TX Series escalator for India, Asia and the Middle East. The escalator has already been released in...